Register September 2018 No. 753
Chapter NR 135
NONMETALLIC MINING RECLAMATION
Subchapter I — General Provisions
Purpose and scope.
Subchapter II — Standards
Applicability of standards.
Surface water and wetlands protection.
Final grading and slopes.
Topsoil redistribution for reclamation.
Revegetation and site stabilization.
Assessing completion of successful reclamation.
Subchapter III — Permitting
Reclamation permit required.
Regulatory authority to issue reclamation permits.
Reclamation permit application.
Public notice and right of hearing.
Reclamation permit issuance.
Denial of application for reclamation permit.
Automatic permitting and expedited permit review.
Permit suspension and revocation.
Approval of alternate requirements.
Change of regulatory authority.
Review of permit decision.
Subchapter IV — Administration and Enforcement
Regulatory authorities for administration of a nonmetallic mining reclamation program.
Model nonmetallic mining reclamation ordinances.
Operator reporting requirements.
Regulatory authority's annual report to the department.
Operator reporting of completed reclamation.
Interim reclamation waiver.
Regulatory authority right of inspection.
Enforcement, orders, penalties.
Subchapter V — Department Oversight and Assistance
Department review of pre-existing ordinances.
Department review of new ordinances.
Amendment of ordinances.
Municipal noncompliance, consequences.
County noncompliance, consequences.
Nonmetallic mining advisory committee.
Subchapter VI — Registration of Marketable Nonmetallic Mineral Deposits.
Marketable nonmetallic mineral deposit.
Who may register a marketable nonmetallic mineral deposit.